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How were the four spheres affected by the Norwegian Avalanche?

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September 17, 2014 11:56PM

Any avalanche could and likely would affect the lithosphere by

breaking and moving rocks and earth. The hydrosphere relates to the

Earth's water sources, and these would be affected by the snow

itself moving and possibly by temporary blocking any streams or

bodies of water in its path. It could also raise the levels of the

bodies of water. The atmosphere would temporarily be disrupted with

snow and debris, making it unsafe to breath or be in the area.

avalanches can and are deadly to organisms in their paths. In the

case of the avalanche in Norway, the effect on the biosphere was

quite obvious as five people lost their lives.


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